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Feeding Assistant

Long Term Care Assistance

Fairview Seniors Community

   About the Position

Impact Statement
Volunteers at Fairview strive to provide services to complement and enhance the personal wellbeing and comfort of residents.
The benefit to you:
-The reward of knowing that you helped a senior have an enjoyable meal
-Make a great lasting connection
-Increase your work experience in healthcare
-Interaction with other volunteers, residents and staff
Located in Cambridge, Ontario Fairview Seniors Community is a continuing care retirement community providing a Health & Wellness Centre, Independent Living.

Tasks may include:
- Accompanying residents to and from the dining room.
- Providing encouragement and conversation.
- Assisting the residents by feeding them their full meal.

Position Qualifications

Ideal for: An Individual
Age: 14+

COVID-19 Vaccination Required: Yes

Area(s) of Interest: Caring Support, Food/Hospitality, Senior Services

Skill(s): Communicate in Plain Language, Verbal Communication, Motivate Others, Sensitivity, Empathy, Respect

Training / Work Condtions

Training Details: Orientation; Training on site.
Working Conditions: Indoors with staff support and supervision. In person: Potentially wearing a mask (depends on Fairview restrictions at the time of volunteering), sitting, standing. Vulnerable Sector Police Record Check needed. Covid Vaccine with booster (3 shots in total).
Transportation: On a bus route

Time Commitment

Duration: 3 months or less
Weekday - Daytime, Weekday - Evening, Weekend - Daytime, Weekend - Evening
Meals are served at 8:00, 12:00pm and 5:00pm

   Contact Information
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Lena Herold
519-653-5719 Ext. 4601
515 Langs Drive Cambridge, N3H 5E4

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